Typical Issues That Will Crop Up When Your Overlocker Sewing Machine Requires Servicing

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Sewing remains a popular hobby because not only does it keep you busy when you have some free time on your hands, but it is functional enough to create pieces that will complement your house and your loved ones. But once you acquire an overlocker sewing machine, you should note that owning one is not merely about learning different sewing patterns and coming up with a multitude of different pieces. It is also crucial for you to learn how best to take care of this machine if it is to have a long lifespan and not be vulnerable to incessant repairs.

9 March 2020

3 Reasons to Add Upstands to Kitchen Benchtops

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Some homeowners like to add splashbacks or tiles to the walls behind their kitchen benchtops; others prefer to leave this space clear. If you're looking for an alternative or a halfway house solution, then adding an upstand to the tops is an option. Upstands are strips of benchtop material that sit against the edge of a benchtop where it meets the wall. In some cases, these are standalone accessories that you fit separately.

15 January 2020

Mistakes to Avoid When Remodelling a Small Kitchen

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When you're ready to remodel a small kitchen, you want to ensure you take your time to plan every detail, as your new remodel can make the space look larger and brighter, but you can inadvertently make it seem smaller and more cramped and crowded. Note a few common mistakes that homeowners make when it comes to changes in small kitchens so you can avoid these yourself. Not measuring doors

19 May 2017

4 Reasons to Use Steam Cleaning Instead of Shampooing for Your Carpets

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If you want to give your carpets a deeper clean than could be achieved by basic vacuuming, you're probably going to end up choosing between either shampooing or steaming cleaning. Both use relatively similar methods to clean your carpeting, but steam cleaning is becoming a lot more popular, and there are plenty of good reasons why. Here are just four. 1. Effectiveness Both shampooing and steam cleaning work by loosening the bond between dirt and carpet fibres, which isn't something that can be accomplished via regular vacuuming.

10 May 2017

Choosing the Best Material for Custom Kitchen Cabinets

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When having custom kitchen cabinets made, you want to think about more than just the design and style. The wood itself will be important, as you should choose a durable wood and one that has the basic colour and tone that you want for your cabinets; this will mean less work in having to paint or stain those cabinets. Some wood will also have very distinctive features that will add to the unique look of cabinets.

27 April 2017

Tips For Removing Stains From Persian Rugs

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Persian rugs are beautiful oriental rugs that are typically made with high-quality fabrics and cost a little more than your average area rugs. Because of this, it is very frustrating when you accidentally spill something or get a stain on the rug. Here are some tips for removing stains from Persian rugs. Do Damage Control First This goes for Persian rugs and any other type of rug or carpet; you need to do damage control by acting fast.

27 April 2017

Why You Should Opt For Timber Look Tiles over Wood

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If you are contemplating home renovations, you will have a myriad of flooring options that you could choose. This broad range of materials can make the process of selecting one flooring material overwhelming for some people, which could prolong the construction process. One of the materials that have steadily gained popularity over the years is timber look tiles. However, since they are relatively new in the market, some people may not be aware of the benefits these materials could provide them over natural wood flooring, which tends to be the go-to flooring supply for many homeowners.

24 April 2017